NELO aka d king of slomo aka point boy real name Nelson Oghenevwere Akpovwa, musician and basketball player was born on January 26th 1979 in his home town of Eku in Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State, Nigeria. He is the eight child and fourth son of Chief Zack E. O. Akpovwa and his wife Mrs Christiana Akpovwa.
Known to his friends simply as Nelly/Nelo Mr.Oghenevwere Nelson Akpovwa spent his early childhood in Warri, Delta State where his parents lives. He attended ITU primary school before going to the famous Peace secondary school in warri for his ordinary levels.
As a child, Nelson had always wanted to be a professional basketball player who had a great passion for RAP music. As he grew up he never played with his practice of the game and never missed his music rehearsals with his
friends. He was studying Banking & Finance at Edo State University Ekpoma, Edo State before he left Nigeria for Spain in 2000. On arriving Spain he went further to pursue his basketball career by joining Adesal basketball club in Malaga but left when he sustained a knee injury and decided to go full time into RAP music.
In 2005 he came out with the name nelowitddemo and recorded his first demo LAST MAN STANDING which tells the tale of how he & friends lived and survived the hard times of life and was the last man standing from a
tragedy that occurred amongst friends that were struggling to survive at that time in Spain with him. The demo consists of tracks sang in English as well as some Spanish mixed ones. Before he left for Spain he recorded some tracks with is friends back home in Nigeria in the 90`s but did not get to release it due to lack of funds
Nelo, since 2005 has done a couple of shows with some Nigerian and Spanish artists such as 2 Face Idibia ,Fresh, Idris abdul kareem, Timaya,Spanish fly,gordo master of Nigeria and Spain . His role models are 2pac,Mase and Bone thugs’ n harmony because his obsession with their music made him go full time into music. So far some of his tracks are Searching ft.2face idibia & fresh,Soja .
He released his 1st official single WAZ PATIENTLY WAITING in 2008 and has kept on since then. He currently has featured some of Nigeria’s very finest artists like 2face idibia,Faze, YQ, Yung D & more. Stay connected with him.
DOWNLOAD mp3: Nelo - Ma Girl (2.9 MiB, 209 hits)